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  • 2 women sentenced for raising money online for al-Shabab - ABC News

    2 women sentenced for raising money online for al-Shabab - ABC News;

    Two women who used an internet chat room to raise several thousand dollars for the Somali militant group al-Shabab have been sentenced to prison. Muna Osman Jama, 36, of Reston, Virginia, and Hinda Osman Dhirane, 46, of Kent, Washington, had ...and more »

  • Funding Terrorism: Somali Refugees In The US Get A Decade In Prison For Financing al-Shabaab Terror Group - International Business Times

    Funding Terrorism: Somali Refugees In The US Get A Decade In Prison For Financing al-Shabaab Terror Group - International Business Times;

    Two Somali refugees and longtime residents of the U.S. were each sentenced to more than a decade in prison on Friday for providing funds to a Somali terror group affiliated with al-Qaeda. The two women, both suburban mothers, helped organize a ring of ...and more »

  • Kent woman sentenced for sending money to terrorists - KING5.com

    Kent woman sentenced for sending money to terrorists - KING5.com;

    A federal judge sentenced a Kent, Wash., woman to 11 years in prison Friday for sending money to terrorists. Hinda Osman Dhirane, 46, was found guilty of providing materials to a terror group in northern Somalia called al-Shabaab. The FBI says Dhirane ...and more »

  • Militants hijack KPLC car, cross to Somalia - The Star, Kenya

    Militants hijack KPLC car, cross to Somalia - The Star, Kenya;

    A security operation involving the military and police is pursuing suspected al Shabaab gunmen who hijacked a Kenya Power vehicle headed to Mandera town on Thursday. The two militants wielding pistols stopped the driver and took the car. The control of ...and more »

  • Trump Expands War on Terror Battlefield in Somalia and Beyond - Common Dreams

    Trump Expands War on Terror Battlefield in Somalia and Beyond - Common Dreams;

    President Donald Trump relaxes rules of military engagement in Somalia at a time of extreme drought and famine in the region. Reporters warn that with more groups of people moving around in search of food and water, this could increase "the risk of ...and more »

  • Trump Authorizes Pre-Emptive Somalia Airstrikes in Latest US Military Escalation - Sputnik International

    Trump Authorizes Pre-Emptive Somalia Airstrikes in Latest US Military Escalation - Sputnik International;

    US President Donald Trump has ramped up US military operations in Somalia, authorizing pre-emptive airstrikes against the terror group al-Shabaab. Less than three months into his presidency, President Trump has also increased the US involvement in ...and more »

  • Trump Expands US Military Campaign in Africa with Somalia Offensive - Newsweek

    Trump Expands US Military Campaign in Africa with Somalia Offensive - Newsweek;

    President Donald Trump has expanded the role of the U.S. military in Africa, giving the Pentagon more authority Wednesday to conduct airstrikes and send in U.S. troops to help the embattled East African nation battle Islamist insurgents. Trump's move ...and more »

  • The US Now Has More Freedom To Conduct Airstrikes In Somalia - Newsy

    The US Now Has More Freedom To Conduct Airstrikes In Somalia - Newsy;

    Trump's authorization essentially repeals the Obama administration's restrictions on drone strikes in the African country. Continue Reading. The strikes will target Al-Shabab, an Al-Qaeda affiliate operating in Somalia. Previously, the military was ...and more »

  • Oregon man accidentally runs over wife, killing her, police say - KOMO News

    HILLSBORO, Ore. — A man accidentally ran over his wife with a tow truck and killed her Thursday, according to Hillsboro police said. Police were called at about 1:40 p.m. to the 7000 block of Northwest Quatama Road. They said the woman was standing in ...and more »

  • KDF in pursuit of al-Shabaab militants who hijacked government vehicle - TUKO.CO.KE

    KDF in pursuit of al-Shabaab militants who hijacked government vehicle - TUKO.CO.KE;

    Armed men said to belong to terror group al-Shabaab have hijacked a vehicle belonging to Kenya Power. Al-Shabaab militants have hijacked a vehicle belonging to Kenya Power. READ ALSO: Thika 'kidnapped' woman found enjoying herself in hotel room.and more »